adjective Psychology.
of or pertaining to the semiconscious state prior to complete wakefulness.

1900–05; hypno- + Greek pomp() sending away (see pomp) + -ic

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hypnopompic (ˌhɪpnəʊˈpɒmpɪk)
psychol See also hypnagogic relating to the state existing between sleep and full waking, characterized by the persistence of dreamlike imagery
[C20: from hypno- + Greek pompē a sending forth, escort + -ic; see pomp]

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hypnopompic hyp·no·pom·pic (hĭp'nə-pŏm'pĭk)
Of or relating to the partially conscious state that precedes complete awakening from sleep.

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In many of these cases, people also generate vivid dream images called hypnopompic hallucinations.
Cognitive performance and reverie during the hypnopompic state.
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